Death Toll Raises to 248 as Three More Children Died in Thar

Death Toll Raises to 248 as Three More Children Died in Thar |

Death Toll Raises to 248 as Three More Children Died in Thar |

THARPARKAR: Three more children died at Mithi Hospital in Tharparkar escalating the death toll of children to 248, reported.

The death toll of children in Thar has increased to 248.

 According to sources rate of death in Tharparkar has increased and number of death of children has raised to 107 for the month of December 2014.

More than 80 children are still under treatment whereas 9 of them have been declared critical. Some of the children have been admitted to to Mithi Civil Hospital and hospitals of Karachi and Hyderabad.

At least 53 children are also under treatment in Mithi Civil Hospital out of which  critical condition. Sindh government has labeled Tharparkar as calamity region but the local administration has not initiated any relief work.

Distribution of blankets and dates given to the victims is not speedy. Every passing day children are dying due to harsh weather, food shortage and diseases but criminal government of Sindh is not taking any solid step except a silence.

Insufficient rainfall and lack of vegetation in the region is one of the prime contributing factors in causing malnutrition in mothers.

The malnutrition in mothers leads to health problems amongst the infants and children.

Mostly children are born malnourished, leading to their deaths.

The drough stricken region of Tharparkar still continues to face food shortage and the concerned authorities have failed in responding to the issue.

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